NEW ULM - Bavarian Blast kicked off its 2013 festival Thursday evening at the Brown County Fairgrounds with a performance by the Johnny Cash tribute band "Church of Cash." The Minneapolis-based country band "Chris Brooks & the Silver City Boys" performed later in the night.
Activities start today at 11 a.m. and continue Saturday and Sunday.
Church of Cash played to the crowd at the kickoff concert for Bavarian Blast on Thursday evening.
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Alpensterne
12:30-2 p.m. Squeezebox with Mollie B
2-3:30 p.m. Alex Meixner Band
3:30-5 p.m. Alpensterne
5-6 p.m. Concord Singers
6 -7:30 p.m. Squeezebox with Mollie B
7:30-9 p.m. Paloma
9 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Alex Meixner Band
10:30 p.m -midnight Paloma
KNUJ POLKA HALL
11 a.m. -1p.m. Dale Dahmen & the Polka Beats
1 -3 p.m. Brian Brueggen & Mississippi Valley Dutchmen
3-5 p.m. Dale Dahmen & the Polka Beats
5-7 p.m. Brian Brueggen & Mississippi Valley Dutchmen
7-9 p.m.Leon Olsen
12:30-1:30 p.m. Woody (East Stage)
2-3 p.m. Original German Band (West Stage)
3:30-4:30 p.m. Woody (East Stage)
5-6 p.m. Original German Band (West Stage)
6-7 p.m. Woody (East Stage)